Rise and Shine Juice

rise-and-shineThis juice is sweet and tangy and can be enjoyed by both beginner and veteran juicerheads. The orange and lemon add a zing that is perfect first thing in the morning. The carrots and apple add a mild sweetness that dulls the tang without overpowering the juice. The carrot greens add nutrients, but also do not change the flavor dramatically.

The pulp from this juice is bright colored and fragrant. If desired, the pulp can be used as mulch to add a decorative and delightful touch to home gardens. This is a great way to get the most from every dollar spent on produce.

Nutrients in Rise and Shine

The rise and shine is rife with vitamin C from all of the different ingredients. The citrus also adds folate, which has been shown to provide support for the brain, nervous system, and cardiovascular system. The carrot greens also provide magnesium, and potassium can be found in the greens, carrots, and oranges. These electrolytes can aid in hydration and keeping the body chemistry in balance. The carrots and greens have antioxidant properties that can help juicerheads to avoid illnesses. Altogether, this is a great juice to drink before facing the day!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb carrots, with greens attached
  • 1 orange
  • 1 apple
  • 1 lemon

Recipe

  • Rinse all produce thoroughly
  • Peel orange and lemon and remove seeds
  • Remove stem and seeds from apple
  • Peel carrots if a less earthy flavor is desired
  • Juice apple, then carrots with greens
  • Juice lemon and orange
  • Serve immediately for best flavor and nutritional benefit
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